Xbox One Achievements Not Unlocking? Here's What To Do

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If you do care about the idea of achievements and challenges on your Xbox One, you must be aware of its significance in raising your score and claiming rewards. Then again, it's is not about increasing your game scores, but it is a way of keeping track of your experience. 

It gives you a look into your favorite game arts, like when you finished Hell in Spelunky for the first time or found the last Bobblehead in Fallout 3. 

How To Fix An Xbox That Won't Unlock Achievements

Remove the Microsoft account on your Xbox console.

You should remove your Microsoft account and then re-add it.


To Remove : 

  1. Press the Xbox key .
  2. Click Profile & system > Settings > Account > Remove accounts.
  3. Select the account you want to remove, and then select Remove to confirm.


To Add:

  1. Press the Xbox key  .
  2. Click Profile & System >> Switch or Add > >Add new.
  3. Enter your Microsoft credentials 
  4. Ensure that you do not select the Get a new account
  5. Follow the steps to configure your Sign-In & Security preferences.


Why Won't Achievements Unlock?

Ensure that the console is connected to the Xbox Live Network and that you have completed the required elements needed to unlock achievements. 

Sometimes achievements will not be unlocked immediately. There might be a delay or bottleneck with the Xbox Live service, an overcrowded server, or latency issues. 

However, such a situation rarely occurs, and if they do appear, it will not take more than 24 hours for the achievements to appear.


In some instances, you might find that Achievements and challenges are not unlocking while offline. For achievements to unlock offline, you must have an active connection to the Xbox Live Network. Although you may meet the requirements for an achievement offline, it is essential to ensure that you stay connected to Xbox Live.

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